Nigeria: Ibadan Hosts ‘Feast of Words 2016’

The Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR) forum is set to host its annual WRR Literary Festival – ‘FEAST OF WORDS’ themed ‘WORDS IN A SEASON OF CHANGE’ billed for December 3 in Ibadan, Oyo state capital.

The book & literary festival is holding in Ibadan for the second consecutive year, according to a statement from the organiser, WRR.

It stated that the forum would host writers, performers, thinkers, artists, book lovers and lovers of literature from all over the country at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan (UI).

It reads: “Poet, linguist, lecturer, Emmanuel Inedu, will be presenting a paper exploring the place of writers in the prevailing political atmosphere. Inedu is the author of COCKCROW AT NOON. He will be joined in discussion by Sickle Cell awareness campaigner, Awodiya Funke, who will also be reading from her book ‘THE FARMER’S DAUGHTER’, and Goodness Olanrewaju Ayoola, teacher and author of the acclaimed collection of poems, ‘MEDITATIONS’.

“The festival will feature stimulating discussions, awards, book unveiling, readings musical performances, a play by the University of Ibadan Theatre Arts Students, and an African Night of words, music, and palm wine.”

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